4 Brazil football players and Palmas club fourth division president killed in a plane crash Sunday in the northern state of Tocantins. The pilot of the plane also died.
The president and players of Palmas were going to Guyana to play the Brazilian Cup match. The plane was small. But it was an accident before it could fly properly. It crashed during takeoff. No one inside the plane survived.
Four footballers are – Lucas Praxedes, Guillermo No, Ranule, Marcus Molinari and club president Lucas Meira— Palmas lost to these five. “The plane took off, then crashed at the end of the Aviation Association’s runway in Tokantines,” Palmas said in a statement.
Chapecoense that plane crash still makes Brazilian football cry. The fourth anniversary of that push was a few days ago.
In the meantime, the plane crash has brought down the black shadow of mourning in Brazilian football.
The Aviation Association in Tokantines is a small airport next to the town of Palmas. In a statement, Palmas said: “I am sorry to hear that no one has survived.”
FIFA offers its condolences after a plane crash tragically claimed six lives in Brazil – including five members of Palmas Futebol e Regatas. Football extends its deepest sympathies to the victims and their families at this difficult time.
— FIFA.com (@FIFAcom) January 24, 2021